Jacob Aagaard – Excelling at Chess Calculation, Capitalizing on Tactical Chances () pdf – Download as PDF File .pdf) or view presentation. All other sales enquiries should be directed to Everyman Chess, Gloucester Man- concentrate on the endgame, prophylaxis, calculation and more general. The standard back cover hype reads, “The art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you.

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But in eccelling case, none of this contradicts my description at all! I admit up front that this is not really a review in the traditional sense, but an excuse to indulge myself by discussing some favorite topics. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. To me, the GM Prep series are workbooks for Excelling series. And modern players, it is generally acknowledged, are increasingly aware how often compensation sometimes very subtle exists for the exchange, i.

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Capitalising on tactical chances. September 14th, at Jacob Aagaard Jacob, the Yusupov books are really good.

Not Enabled Word Wise: Furthermore, I explain the reasoning that supported the principle then. Then move on to Calculation. One of the key challenges we face as chess book buyers is knowing how new releases fit into the excellung picture of the resources available, and which ones will benefit us most at our stage of development. That would be awesome…. I like the Chessbase version of this book.


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Caclulation I’d like to invoke the self-defence principle and address his case as well as I can given such a complex topic.

Reassess in on my shelf waiting to be read, then comes Mastering Chess Strategy by Hellsten and a few others. Page has a summary of 29 themes of the book, most of them relating to modern piece and calcluation play. Everyone who works with these books seriously have made big progress; including in India.

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I don’t believe that Aagard’s arguments against me are very difficult to refute; but I do think that by this means I can address many of the questions I get about my book.

First, my book is about opening and middlegame ideas, not about four-piece endings with only two kings, a knight and a bishop. Young rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Aagard’s introductory chapter quotes a New In Chess article from 10 years ago which said that every position has its own set of rules and linked that theory to Kasparov’s play. A few days ago I got the following email, which is quite typical, as is my answer, even though I went into extra detail this time around.


When calculating, one ought to first calculate wide, not deep. Gollum Easy to understand; hard to do.

This is an important thing to point out. Johann marked it as to-read Aug 03, Actually, I really love the book.

Excelling at Chess Calculation: Capitalizing on Tactical Chances

Aagaard’s books seem to have a “you must be this tall to ride” feel to them especially 2, 3 and 5 and are catered to above-average players. The increasing and very large number of cases where a knight is placed on the rim to calculatioon effect indicates to me that strong players are probably not too concerned about putting the knight on the rim on principle, but just look to see how good the move is in reality.

In which way does Aagard believe that the best players are thinking about such positions? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Speaking for myself, Yusopov has complemented my studies with Aagaards books. Subscribe to comments feed.